University Communications

Tara Basile, of Havertown, Joins Immaculata University As Director of Major Gifts

Immaculata University announces that Tara L. Basile, of Havertown, PA, is the new director of major gifts. Tara will report to the vice president for University Advancement.
For the past four years, Tara worked for Cabrini College where she most recently held the position of director of planned giving and special projects. In that capacity, she was in charge of planned giving, athletic fundraising, annual fund, and the annual golf classic. During her service at Cabrini, Tara was also the executive director of alumni and development from 2005-2007; prior to that position, she was director of development for one year. Gaining vast experience, Tara began her career in fundraising at Main Line Health Systems and also served as assistant vice president of development at Rosemont College.
Receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Rosemont College, Tara has kept current in her profession by attending various classes and conferences. Currently, she is completing her master´s degree in Organization Leadership. She is also a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. Recently she joined the board of the Rosemont College Alumni Association.
"Philanthropy can really add significant meaning to donors´ lives and their relationship with Immaculata. I was sold on Immaculata immediately. There is a sense of family, community, and caring, which is a great environment for University Advancement. I look forward to sharing the goals and mission of the University with those who have the ability to help us fulfill her vision for the future," commented Tara on her appointment at Immaculata University.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.

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